Meaning of PLASMA in English

PLASMA

n. (also plasm)

1. the colourless fluid part of blood, lymph, or milk, in which corpuscles or fat-globules are suspended.

2 PROTOPLASM.

3 a gas of positive ions and free electrons with an approximately equal positive and negative charge.

4 a green variety of quartz used in mosaic and for other decorative purposes.

Derivatives:

plasmatic adj. plasmic adj.

Etymology: LL, mould f. Gk plasma -atos f. plasso to shape

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.